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Old 11-14-2004, 04:33 AM   #1
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Question app to convert metric lengths and weights


I seem to recall that there is an application that runs from the command line and converts metric weights and other measures to pounds, inches and whathaveyou. I have done some searches using 'apropos', but I have not hit paydirt yet.

Can anyone clue me as to what the name of the application is? (Or was I dreaming?)
 
Old 11-14-2004, 06:12 PM   #2
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I haven't found a command-line application (it wouldn't be hard to write, so there's bound to be one out there somewhere), but a Freshmeat search yielded a GUI application called KUnit:

http://www.netmeister.org/apps/kunit/index.html

Note that this is a Qt application (not KDE) so it shouldn't be too hard to compile.
 
Old 11-15-2004, 02:58 PM   #3
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Thanks for the link. I hadn't thought to look at freshmeat. kunit seems to convert just about any sort of measure. It even does shoe sizes!
 
  


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